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    A 32’ by 42’ hanger will NOT handle two...

    A 32’ by 42’ hanger will NOT handle two cubs....and that’s before I put workbenches in it.....
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    OK, the curves on the chart are magnetic cycles...

    OK, the curves on the chart are magnetic cycles of the sun, recently discovered, as they vary with respect to each other, cause solar cycles, which occasionally result in sunspot minimums like the...
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    I think that we are going to see a significantly...

    I think that we are going to see a significantly shorter growing (camping) season this year due to the onslaught of the Eddy Minimum....this wont really get much better until 2024. Thus, MB, and JC,...
  4. Thread: Tank buster Cub

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    I recall reading that he had to get within 50...

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    When Utah Power flew Supercubs for line patrol,...

    When Utah Power flew Supercubs for line patrol, people would call local authorities all the time thinking it had crashed. We always notified local law enforcement when it would be in their area. Once...
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    Don’t worry, Biblical levels of stupidity and...

    Don’t worry, Biblical levels of stupidity and corruption always result in Biblical consequences....

    go to YouTube and search on: “micro nova”.......
  7. In theory, the leak of high pressure air in front...

    In theory, the leak of high pressure air in front of the double slotted flap should encourage air molecules to not change direction 90 degrees and exit out the wingtip (40 mph, normally, with factory...
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    For every round you put down range, you’ll...

    For every round you put down range, you’ll probably get one back. So, how many rounds do you ​really need?
  9. Thread: Engine color

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    It’s not the color of the object that we...

    It’s not the color of the object that we see...it’s the color you would see in the infrared spectrum.
    Having said that, a black body (visually) is usually black in all spectrums, and will radiate...
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    Back when I was mud crawling through CAP, we...

    Back when I was mud crawling through CAP, we found quite a few aircraft with ARTC NTAPs...it was a labor intensive process, going through fan fold paper printouts to put together a story about the...
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    As I recall, Blanton had a huge tiff with his...

    As I recall, Blanton had a huge tiff with his customers over his claim that he was developing 230 hp, when nobody could see how it was making more than 180 in practice. He made his own dyno, and I...
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    Resale! I think you’ve hit it dead center....

    Resale! I think you’ve hit it dead center....
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    Well, apparently folks around here will spend...

    Well, apparently folks around here will spend thousands just to have a few more blinkie lights on the instrument panel, so.....
    If you have a bunch of connections in the airplane world, I think that...
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    I would think that the much lower costs would be...

    I would think that the much lower costs would be equal to the weight penalty.....I’m wondering if most of the aircraft use in Alaska is part 135 and just requires certified power plants...comments?
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    You mean like the “coolant” problems we have with...

    You mean like the “coolant” problems we have with air cooled engines?
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    Producers and auto engines....

    Way back in the early ‘90’s, it seemed like lotsa guys were buying up old tri-pacer fuselages, stretching the empennage, putting cub wings and V6 auto engines on them, and calling them a Producer....
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    So, does it report to dispatch via ground...

    So, does it report to dispatch via ground stations or via satellite? Over ocean or wilderness capability?
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    Don’t forget the doubler. That practice is...

    Don’t forget the doubler. That practice is enforced around here on planet Udah. If you are using a blade antenna on the cowl, realize that the side to side aero loads from the prop blast turbulence...
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    One fine day on planet Udah I had both Slicks go...

    One fine day on planet Udah I had both Slicks go out on me at the same time...on the ground.....one was a cap, the other was the coil. Dang near had to push the bird back to the hanger...They had 450...
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    With the new Iridium sat system monitoring ads-b...

    With the new Iridium sat system monitoring ads-b , it was implied that if you want Nav Canada or atc monitoring your position in the wilds of BC or wherever....that a top mounted antenna (in addition...
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    Has anyone installed a “diversity” antenna on the...

    Has anyone installed a “diversity” antenna on the topside for satellite contact?


    As for as the ground plane size, as big as you can, but at least 2.65 inches radius...
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    I notice that Trent Palmer, his buddy, has stall...

    I notice that Trent Palmer, his buddy, has stall fences on his Kitfox’s wings..I don’t think you can put too many stall prevention devices on your wings...



    *with emphasis on keeping the...
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    They only let me “fly” it after I gave them a...

    They only let me “fly” it after I gave them a deposit, and then only with one of their guys in the back seat. I wonder if their pilots knew they would die if they stalled it at low altitude. By their...
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    I left Philadelphia in 1968 for planet Udah...

    I left Philadelphia in 1968 for planet Udah because I expected all of the bad stuff happening now would be happening before 1975.........Salt Lake was a pretty nice town back then, and way too big...
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    Well, just to enlarge on this a bit, when the...

    Well, just to enlarge on this a bit, when the stall arrived, it did so with zero warning, and the spin developed instantly in the direction that the airplane was most comfortable with at the...
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